RN - Cancer Nurse Navigator
Requisition #: 189823
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 16, 2019
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GENERAL SUMMARY: The Oncology Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team who has clinical nursing expertise in cancer. She/he is a clinical resource, advocate, and educator with the goal of helping patients overcome health care system barriers and facilitate timely access to treatment. She/he is responsible for ensuring all patients with a cancer diagnosis receive quality and comprehensive services. She/he will coordinate patient care across the continuum from diagnosis through survivorship. She/he will serve as a clinical resource with expertise in cancer care management along with being a liaison within the facility and to community resources. She/he will provide expert nursing care, including direct clinical care, in addition to consultation, education, and research.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- Experience: Preferred three years direct patient care experience in oncology.
- Licensure: Current District of Columbia licensure or eligibility.
- Education: Minimum nursing baccalaureate degree from an accredited school.
- Certification: certification from the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation Program (ONCC). If not certified, willing to obtain within 12 months of hire date.
Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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